Belonging as a Universal Design Principle: Bioneers 2017

As a behavioral scientist, it’s always inspiring and affirming when others get to the lowest common denominator and it’s behavior change. It happened last week at […]

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How Poetry Makes You Smarter

I’ve been writing poetry for over 25 years. I’ve published some of it via 8 books. I’m not sure where it comes from, only that it keeps […]

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2 Tips to Reach Your Highest Potential At Work

In follow up to an earlier post about collective intelligence, I want to dig deeper into what makes us give our best at work. In response to my […]

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8 Neuroscience Tips for Trust and Workplace Engagement

I’ve been blogging about workplace engagement a lot recently, and my last post explored biomimicry approaches for engaging staff. Recent neuroscience research establishes trust as one of […]

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5 Principles of (Quantum) Energy Leadership

This morning I picked up a book that a colleague recommended, called Energy Leadership, and read it from cover to cover. It struck me that […]

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Make America Think Again: Book Launch

As we celebrate Independence Day, let’s consider what that means for us. How might we liberate ourselves as Americans in this moment? Previously, we wrote about […]

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3 Biomimicry Principles for Engagement

I’m always exploring insights from biomimicry for social innovation. My last post on biomimicry connected its principles to those of the Vipassana meditation technique. As I […]

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Communication: Bridging Integrity and Flexibility

In a past post, I talked about the importance of maintaining integrity through change. Integrity is keeping thought, word, and action consistent with one’s core values. […]

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Operationalizing Science: A Wider Audience

Building on my post about how to reinvent academia, I want to focus a bit on the constraints that make scientific research limited in its […]

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Design Thinking for Engagement

Recently, we melded design thinking process with behavioral science methods to facilitate a breakout session at Acterra’s Spring Green Team Forum. My goal, along with my intrepid […]

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